This information is relevant to you if you whether you are a man or a woman, gay or straight, and you are in need of legal advice because you are being violently abused or harassed by your partner or ex-partner.
Healys Solicitors expert team of Family Solicitors can give you legal advice about domestic violence and injunctions or about any other area of family law.
Domestic violence includes physical and mental abuse, threats and intimidation from a close family member. It is damaging to the physical and mental health of the recipient and to the physical and mental health of any child who sees or hears it. Domestic violence can be a pattern of behaviour over many years or it can be a one-off incident.
Domestic violence often accompanies relationship breakdown.
Domestic violence is criminal assault. As well as bringing (or sometimes instead of) criminal charges, it is possible to obtain a civil Court order, or injunction, to
Healys Solicitors is experienced in successfully obtaining domestic violence injunctions, non-molestation orders and occupation orders, on behalf of partners and former partners.
Our many years experience as specialist Family Lawyers has taught us that each individual situation is different. Healys Solicitors can help by listening sensitively and giving you straightforward legal advice so you can weigh up what choices will work best for you to break a cycle of violence and abuse.
As well as legal advice about domestic violence and injunctions, you may need other support:
Here’s just one or two things you may not know but could make all the difference to you:
This can be particularly useful where the violent person is the only breadwinner in the family, or the person with the higher income.